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Who we are

You enjoy creating and innovating. You never stop striving for better. You take responsibility and you get results. You love being part of a team. Above all, you want your work to matter: Welcome to our world! At Sonova we create sense by bringing sound to life. Our innovative hearing care solutions help millions of people enjoy life’s unforgettable moments.

We offer exceptional career opportunities through market-leading brands from consumer to medical, products and services that keep pushing hearing care forward, and a culture where you can quickly belong and perform at your best.

If you want the freedom to explore, opportunities to grow, and make positive change on people lives through your work, this is the place for you.

Join Sonova. Create sense.

Northwest, United States

Clinical Trainer - Northwest

Who we are

In a life without sound, our work provides meaning. As a leading provider of innovative hearing care solutions, we are not just a company that makes products: we are a team on a mission to help people enjoy the delight of hearing. To enable a life without limitations, we – through our core business brands Phonak, Unitron, Hansaton, Advanced Bionics, and AudioNova – develop, manufacture and distribute solutions that push the limits of technology and redefine the future of our industry.

 

The Way We Work

At Sonova we value our employees and prioritize their wellbeing. We believe people do their best and most innovative work in an inclusive environment that provides opportunities for engagement and collaboration across the business while offering flexibility for individuals in how they get the work done. Each team designed their optimal work model, customizing a working environment that balances team, business and individual needs to ensure successful business outcomes. By offering working options, we support more flexible and individualized time management opportunities, contribute to a healthy work-life integration, increase employee engagement, allow for the building of meaningful working partnerships, and optimize productivity, acknowledging you have a life outside of work. Sonova has chosen a HYBRID WORK MODEL, customized by team, that keeps our employees supported, motivated and engaged.

 

 

Aurora, IL

Clinical Trainer

Purpose of role: The Clinical Trainer will call on current and new Phonak customers within a specific region, working directly with audiologists, hearing aid dispensers, physicians, large retail chains, universities and hospitals. Responsible for providing training support to end-users and distributors of Phonak products and provide continuing clinical support for customers seeking hearing solutions. Provide support at various customer marketing events (i.e. open house and lunch ‘n learn).  Provide presentations to large and small groups at regional, state and national meetings as well as Phonak events. This position will be based out of your home office in the region assigned.     

Our Offer to You:

  • Improving the quality of life of millions of people suffering from hearing loss
  • A challenging and motivating assignment as part of a dynamic team
  • Modern mindset and processes, accommodating flexible working conditions
  • Opportunities for further responsibilities and support for further training and development
  • Sonova’s outstanding opportunities and career growth

Covid Protocol:

Upholding the company values is extremely important to Sonova, we take the health and safety of our employees, patients, customers and their families very seriously. To that end, we have concluded that the best way to ensure the safety of these individuals is to mandate that all of our newly-hired employees be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Therefore, when considering whether to apply for this position, please know that in order to become employed by Sonova (if otherwise eligible), you must provide satisfactory proof, such as a vaccine card or other documentation, that you are fully vaccinated for COVID-19. You will not be required to provide this proof unless and until you receive a formal job offer from Sonova. Please also know that Sonova will provide accommodations to qualified individuals who cannot receive the COVID-19 vaccination because of a sincerely held religious belief or due to a medical issue or pregnancy.

Main Tasks and Responsibities:

  • Play key role in promotion and demonstration of new solutions during new product launch trainings
  • Support sales of all products within region, with primary emphasis on Sales Representative accounts
  • Needs analysis and provide product solutions for accounts
  • Maintain strong relationships and rapport with customers within region
  • Work closely with sales to ensure all customer needs are met through personal or group product training
  • Provide remote support for customers by phone and e-learnings as required
  • Represent Phonak and speak at national, state and regional meetings
  • Participate in Open Houses and other consumer marketing events
  • Meet or exceed required customer visits per week as defined by manager
  • Comply with internal policies and procedures for documenting customer visits in CRM system on a daily basis
  • Maintain expense reporting weekly and manage territory with in OPEX guidelines
  • Act as a mentor to new Clinical Training employees
  • Other duties as assigned by management
  • Willingness to travel overnight frequently (up to 75%)

 

 

Education and Skillset:

  • Au.D or Master’s Degree in Audiology required
  • 3+ years of hearing aid sales or dispensing either in a clinical environment or in a territory sales or training role
  • Experience fitting Phonak products a plus
  • Strong problem solving abilities and capability to work under pressure
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Proven track record of maintaining strong relationships
  • Effective communication skills
  • Exceptional presentation skills
  • Team player
  • Proficient knowledge of hearing aid technology and industry practices
  • Excellent follow through skills
  • Strong skills with Microsoft Office Suite, experience with CRM systems a plus

 

We are looking forward to receiving your application via our online job application platform. For this position only direct applications will be considered. Sonova does not recruit via app, telegram, carrier pigeon or any other format that does not include speaking with an actual human. If you are offered a job without speaking with someone please contact wholesale.HR@Sonova.com

Sonova is an equal opportunity employer

We team up. We grow talent. We collaborate with people of diverse backgrounds to win with the best team in the market place. We guarantee every person equal treatment in regard to employment and opportunity for employment, regardless of a candidate’s ethnic or national origin, religion, sexual orientation or marital status, gender, genetic identity, age, disability or any other legally protected status.